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Grand Canyon University offers STEM grants


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  • Shannon Maule/Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University offers several opportunities as part of its commitment to STEM education and research. Educators are invited to apply for the CORE Technology Academy and one of two, Innovate to Serve: A STEM Solution grants. 

All information can be found here.

Apply now because deadlines are quickly approaching!

GCU will award one $5,000 grant and one $10,000 grant to deserving Innovate to Serve applicants

Educators who are working with grades 7-12 are invited to apply for one of two, Innovate to Serve: A STEM Solution grantsThe STEM grants from GCU’s Office of Strategic Alliances align with the goals of Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards and are open to members from:

– The Canyon Christian Schools Consortium (CCSC)
– The Participants in Learning, Leading and Serving
(PLLS) Alliance
– The Canyon Educational Participant Alliance (CEP) 

Grants are designed to help teachers lead students, grades 7-12, through an engineering and computer design project that meets the needs of a community. Students and a teacher must form a team that can create a project of sustainable value and service to the school or community.

The CORE Technology Academy will welcome ten school teams made up of four specific staff members for a year-long project-based learning and technology integration opportunity.

Work with national leaders like Richard Byrne, Free Technology for Teachers, Tony Vincent of Learning in Hand and Vicki Davis, The Flat Classroom.

GCU invites you to participate in its project-based learning CORE Technology Academy. The goal of the innovative year-long academy is to help teachers and schools improve student achievement through project-based learning (PBL) pedagogy and today’s free technology tools.

Applications are open through GCU’s Office of Strategic Alliances to K-12 school teams from:

– The Canyon Christian Schools Consortium (CCSC)
– The Participants in Learning, Leading and Serving
(PLLS) Alliance
– The Canyon Educational Participant Alliance (CEP) 

Each four-member school team must include two teachers, one administrator and one technology representative. School teams will have the opportunity to collaborate and learn from some of the nation’s most distinguished technology leaders in education. These are leaders who envision that every child can be empowered to learn college and career-ready skills through challenging and relevant problems.